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Moong Dal Halwa

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Green gram cooked richly into a mouth-watering dessert with mother’s love.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Maa ki Dal.

Preparation Time : 11-15 minutes

Cooking time : 16-20 minutes

Servings : 4

Moong Dal Halwa

Main Ingredients

Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal),

Cuisine

Hyderabadi

Course

Mithais

Level Of Cooking

Easy

Calories

3364

Carbohydrates

63.3

Protein

386.5

Fat

174

Fibers

Calcium- 723.2

Ingredients

  • Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal) soaked and ground to a coarse paste
    1 cup
  • Ghee
    1 cup
  • Gram flour (besan)
    1 tablespoon
  • Milk
    1 1/2 cups
  • Saffron (kesar)
    for garnish
  • Sugar
    1 cup
  • Khoya/mawa
    3/4 cup
  • Green cardamom powder
    a pinch
  • Almonds cut into slivers
    10-12
  • Chandi ka varq
    1 sheet

Method

Step 1


Heat ghee in a non-stick pan. Add gram flour and mix well. Add moong dal, lower heat and mix well.

Step 2


Sauté, stirring continuously, till golden brown or for 20-25 minutes.

Step 3


Heat ½ cup milk in a non-stick pan. Add generous pinch of saffron and mix well for 1 minute. Switch off heat.

Step 4


Heat sugar and 1 cup water in another non-stick pan. Cook till sugar dissolves completely.

Step 5


Add saffron milk to moong dal and mix well.

Step 6


Add remaining milk and keep stirring.Add khoya in saffron milk pan, mix and heat for 2 minutes.

Step 7


Add khoya to moong dal mixture alongwith cardamom powder, some almond slivers and sugar syrup.

Step 8


Mix well, cover and cook on low heat for 5 minutes, stirring once a while.Remove lid, mix once. Switch off heat and transfer in a serving dish.

Step 9


Serve hot garnished with chandi ka varq, saffron and remaining almond slivers.

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